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Spin (p.90) - "[Miller] can still summon the inspiration to deliver authentic thrills..."Alternative Press (p.130) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "'If It's Not Love' calls on the same walloping rock that gave his band, Old 97's, their sea legs 15 years ago."Billboard (p.56) - "Miller's best here at his most stripped-down as in 'Haphazardly,' a wistful ballad in which he discovers 'what the house feels like without you in it.'"Paste (magazine) (p.58) - "[He] remembers bitter valentines, exposing his battered heart in a collection of ambiguous love songs that replay the age-old war of the sexes with new language and a new outcome."103.7768

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Rolling Stone (p.90) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[F]ull of gracefully rocking arrangements and ace tunes....Miller is a well-read guy who believes in keeping his heart on his sleeve and his songs tidy and focused."Entertainment Weekly (p.100) - "BELIEVER has gorgeous arrangements, melodies, turns of phrase, tailoring, and portraiture." -- Grade: B74.12627

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Rolling Stone (p.106) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his second installment places Rhett Miller's articulate, off-the-cuff songs right between the composure of the control room and the looseness of the barroom."Alternative Press (p.118) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's a clear sequel that continues the character profiles and storylines frontman Rhett Miller created last time around."Paste (magazine) - "The instrumental 'Marquita' showcases Bethea's jittery guitar work. and Hammond's 'White Port' rollicks along heartily..."0.6775765

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Uncut (magazine) (p.94) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[They] churn out another batch of punked-up, Britpop-inflected country rockers centered on Rhett Miller's literate narratives..."Uncut (magazine) (p.88) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] record full of scurrying guitars, clever interplay and wild riffs. There's real sting in 'Every Night Is Friday Night (Without You)'..."0.5988986

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Rolling Stone (p.72) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "It's a perfect mission statement form four Texans raised on the Beatles and Johnny Cash in equal measures, whose shiny melodies, and fatalistic character studies, do their forefathers proud."Spin (Vol. 116, No. 2008-06-01) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Their seventh studio album bucks and chugs, balancing the quartet's original alt-country impetus with Rhett Miller's love of power pop."Uncut (p.98) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "The tracks explode with immediacy, as Rhett Miller's detail-rich narratives mesh with the knowingness of his singing. The players' tight grip on the material reveals a first-rate band in peak form."CMJ - "Here, budget-poor anthems are buried in analog-studio crud, dusty mixing board fuzz and desert-oasis echo. They've never sounded more Texas."Paste (magazine) (p.69) - "Miller, wit firmly intact, contributes 11 of his smartass, lovelorn pop nuggets on this record, and bass player Murry Hammond piles on with a letter-perfect Buddy Holly tribute."0.5081823

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Rolling Stone (p.72) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "It's a perfect mission statement form four Texans raised on the Beatles and Johnny Cash in equal measures, whose shiny melodies, and fatalistic character studies, do their forefathers proud."Spin (Vol. 116, No. 2008-06-01) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Their seventh studio album bucks and chugs, balancing the quartet's original alt-country impetus with Rhett Miller's love of power pop."Uncut (p.98) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "The tracks explode with immediacy, as Rhett Miller's detail-rich narratives mesh with the knowingness of his singing. The players' tight grip on the material reveals a first-rate band in peak form."CMJ - "Here, budget-poor anthems are buried in analog-studio crud, dusty mixing board fuzz and desert-oasis echo. They've never sounded more Texas."Paste (magazine) (p.69) - "Miller, wit firmly intact, contributes 11 of his smartass, lovelorn pop nuggets on this record, and bass player Murry Hammond piles on with a letter-perfect Buddy Holly tribute."0.5081823

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Spin (p.120) - "[S]hifting between singer/songwriter Rhett Miller's heartrending country and mojo-fueled power pop." - Grade: B+Alternative Press (pp.142-4) - 4 out of 5 - "On DRAG IT UP - aided by unpolished production that doesn't force them to rock faster or harder than they should - all that cleverness works better than before....Beautifully haunting and well worth the wait."CMJ (p.8) - "[G]uitarist Ken Bethea's super-reverberated riffs strut between Byrds-like warble and Uncle Tupelo-like fingerpicking with ease."0.4791189

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Spin (p.120) - "[S]hifting between singer/songwriter Rhett Miller's heartrending country and mojo-fueled power pop." - Grade: B+Alternative Press (pp.142-4) - 4 out of 5 - "On DRAG IT UP - aided by unpolished production that doesn't force them to rock faster or harder than they should - all that cleverness works better than before....Beautifully haunting and well worth the wait."CMJ (p.8) - "[G]uitarist Ken Bethea's super-reverberated riffs strut between Byrds-like warble and Uncle Tupelo-like fingerpicking with ease."0.4791189

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Rolling Stone (5/27/99, p.63) - 3 1/2 Stars (out of 5) - "...'alt-country' - a tag that the Dallas quartet has outgrown with the eclectic, often genius FIGHT SONGS. Singer and songwriter, Rhett Miller loves a pure, earnest melody, and he has an ear for the revelatory juxtaposition..."Spin (6/99, p.144) - 7 (out of 10) - "...Shuffle rhythms and big-note guitar lend a fading sheen of hick to what is actually a polished slab of melodic pop, full of sad, hooky, vaguely twangy confessionals for entry-level boot-gazers..."Entertainment Weekly (4/30/99, p.97) - "...High-strung students of Brothers Everly and Doobie, Crazy Horse and `Wild Horses,' Tex-Mex and T.Rex, they harness achy-breaky hearts to songs so packed with hooks and wordplay they seem ready to explode..." - Rating: A-0.4192291

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Rolling Stone (No. 988, p.118) - 3.5 out of 5 stars - "...[R]espectful, but irreverent..."0.2757307

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